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the latest. >> reporter: flood waters are reseeding, they're working to clear sandy streets. all of this is clearly taking an emotional toll on folks in new york and new jersey. the massive damage has some homeowners breaking down in tears. >> i just spent $30,000 getting my home repaired, and it's all gone. >> 42 years i'm in my home and then lo. >> others say they now have nothing left and no place to go. >> we have nothing. no credit cards, nothing in our bank accounts. $15 in my pocket, nowhere to go, no electricity, no food, no gas. >> the bodies of two boys have been found in staten island new york. rushing waters swept them away in rushing waters. >> i would be devastated. i would die. i would want to be dead with them. i can't believe this is happening. >> the widespread destruction across several eastern states is the sight that many are still struggling to come to terms with. you see it on tv and you say oh, my god, you say prayers to them. now we say oh my god, we're praying for us. >> another storm system is predicted to hit the region next week. a noreaster could aff
week to see the recovery after hurricane sandy and that nasty nor'easter. he'll tour the badly battered region on thursday. the double whammy storms knocked out powers to hundreds of thousands who were finally starting to get the power back on. in staten island sanitation trucks are using heavy claws to clear debris from the streets. one neighborhood is still submerged in 12 feet of water. this is neighborhood a fuel mile from the ocean. residents are still freezing in the dark in their badly damaged home. >> my daughter three and i bundled her up in blankets and put her between my husband and myself to get the body heated, the warmth. >> i haven't figured that out yet. i really haven't. it's the next step, i guess. >> it's just awful. it's just beyond. it's earlier it. it's awful. it's undone. >> well, you can certainly understand when you look at these images why emotions are still so raw. many homeowners say even with insurance they are going to have to pay for personal expenses. meantime, gas shortages are looming after superstorm sandy. as fox's joel wad man tells us drivers with
's time we get a break. first you had superstorm sandy, then the nor'easter and seriously cold temps. gary mcgrady is with us. so, gary are let's hope some warm weather is sticking around.a while. >> will, today we were up to 58 degrees. we're into the 60s for the weekend and at least on monday. it will get cooler after monday. right now, though, we look at satellite picture. it's all fair out there. there are some showers coming into northwestern ohio right now, all indications are that's going to weaken and dissipate. we may see a few high and midlevel clouds early tomorrow morning. the plan for the weekend is this ridge of high pressure really will kind of pump up through the area and keep us protected. that will keep most of the cloud cover going north of us. any chance of rain going to the north of us and maybe more importantly, it will bring in these southerly winds. it will help get temperatures back up to the mild category. i think we're probably going to be up into the middle 60s tomorrow and as we start getting into sunday, we're talking the upper 60s. it would not surprise me on
victims of super storm sandy. the volunteers got on buses at city hall and went to some of the hardest hit areas like staten island. they are sorting goods, checking on residents, delivering supplies. there are 36 diaster recovery centers in new york city with more to come. >>> while things are improving nearly two weeks after the storm, there are plenty of people who still do not have power. fox's peter doocey has more on why some are running out of patience. >> reporter: almost two weeks after super storm sandy passed through, some people are still without company. the largest company on long island, lipa now being blamed for poor preparation. >> i don't believe what they did was adequate. i don't believe it was right. part of it is the system design and part of it is just their performance and the fact that these utilities are a monopoly. >> reporter: government-owned lipa asked other utility companies for 700 workers to help them restore power but they ended needing 10,000. the companies that lipo contracted to help them clean up the mess said they are doing extremely well. >> we are p
to sandy. >> yeah! >> reporter: and president obama is still speaking to the crowd here. i have to tell you jiffy lube live is packed and every single person in here is on their feet listening to him. they very excited and enthused about his campaign. president clinton said that he's more excited about this one than he was four years ago. so, the crowd will be here as long as the president continues to talk, and it looks like he's getting started. back to you in the studio. >> audrey barnes tonight. thank you. >>> republican candidate mitt romney was also pushing for swing state votes in dubuque, iowa, today. part of his tour of all eight swing states leading up to election day. the pace of his campaign is quicker than the last few days and than it has been in months. romney's message carries everything from generic statements to policy pushes. >> you know what he's going to do in energy, he's going to continue his war coal and gas and my advantage, let's take advantage of our natural resources, they're clean and abundant, we bring jobs back in the country and stop sending hundreds of bott
days -- to deal with hurricane sandy and he was praised for your that. why did he decide to go campaigning in las vegas within hours after four americans were killed in benghazi, in a terror attack. >> chris, as i said, immediately when word of the attack came, the president was meeting with his top national security folks, talking to them, well into the night. he was in touch with them, during the day, as -- during the next day as well. so, there is no question about the fact that he was focused on this. >> chris: but, why did he feel he could campaign within hours after a terror attack? >> well, everything... everything was put in motion, that he could put in motion, everything, every conversation that needed to be had was being had between him and his top national security officials. >> chris: let's turn to the election. here's the latest real clear politics map based on an average of recent polls. let's put it up on the screen. it shows states solid or leading obama and we put them all in blue with 201 electoral votes, states solid and leaning romney in red, 191 votes and 1
victims of superstorm sandy. volunteers got on buses at city hall and went to some of the hardest-hit areas in staten island, delivering supplies and cleaning up degree. there's currently 26 disaster recovery centers set up in the city, with more coming. >>> and while things are improving nearly two weeks after the storm, there's plenty of people who still don't have power. fox's peter ducey has details on why some are out of electricity and out of patience. >> reporter: 3% of new jersey and 2% of the state of new york are still in the dark today, almost two weeks after superstorm sandy passed through. it was a storm everyone knew was coming, but the largest power company on long island, the long island power authority, or lipa, is now being blamed for poor preparation. >> i don't believe what they did was adequate. i don't believe it was right. i believe part of it is this system design and part of it is just their performance and part of it is the fact these utilities are a monopoly. >> reporter: at first, the government-owned lipa reportedly asked other utility companies for ju
.  >>> president obama made his second trip to the northeast since hurricane sandy. parts of the area are still in n shock after the storm leveled towns and -- in shock after the storm leveled towns and left areas flooded. >> reporter: embracing his role as comforter and chief, president obama toured staten island, parts of which were devastated by hurricane sandy. >> i promise to everybody that i was speaking on behalf of the country when i said we are going to be here until the rebuilt is complete and i meant it. so i'm going to come back today, but i'm also going to be coming back in the future to make sure that we have followed through on that commitment. >> reporter: he visited a fema disaster recovery center which provides hot pleas and showers and offers -- meals and showers and offers victims information about applying for government help, his visit meant to demonstrate the commitment of the government appreciated but some say it's far from enough. >> reporter: what do you want them to do? >> step it up. come down here. put on a pair of boots and gloves and get out of your $800 suit
hurricane sandy. now, there is a way to help speed up the process. we'll have more on that when we return. [ haharry umlaut ] the five stages of muller. suspicion: it's yogurt, how good can it be? revision. "actually, this ain't bad"? surprise! "look at this cool corner thingy!" desolation. "it's gone." anticipation "hey! there's more in the fridge." [ male announcer ] muller. the european for yummy. >>> welcome back. in the wake of superstorm sandy, two new york state utility companies say they have received subpoenas from the state attorney general. con ed and the long island power authority say they are cooperating with the investigation into the responses to the storm. >>> parts of maryland are still recovering from the superstorm. the state's congressional delegation is asking president obama to declare a major disaster in the state. governor mart uno'malley has already made the same request. this would make maryland eligible for disaster recovery money from fema. >> incredible. >> can't say they didn't know it was coming. >> it is kind of hard to mentally and physically get ready fo
. >>> there is incredible new video out there of when hurricane sandy hit the new york city area. we're going to show it to you next. >> also this hour, getting into the holiday spirit a little early with a trip to an enchanted forest. and there are dancers there as well. holly morris will show us how you can take part and get entertained as well this weekend. 8:22. we'll be right back. ♪ >>> president obama has seen firsthand the damage from hurricane sandy in the new york city area. the president toured hard hit staten island thursday with mayor bloomburg. many people who met with the president yesterday brought up the fact they feel the government's response wasn't fast enough. >>> it is likely little comfort for the storm victims, but an an analyst says the amount of time they've been doing without power is extraordinary. >> energy department records show it took 13 days for power to be 95% restored in new york. new jersey reached the same level in 11 days. >>> take a look at this, new video coming in, a surveillance camera captured some of the floodin
storm sandy, many are struggling with a new battle. they are getting sick. several reports of a bad cough and migraine headaches going around. some think it could be signs of toxic exposure. >> i serve a lot of the areas this past weekend and i can tell you there are environmental toxic waste land because of all the oil that has seeped into the ground. those chemicals tend to linger for a long time. >> the city's health department says recent testing shows outdoor air quality is good but officials warn about toxins in doors. >> it is 7:11 now. thursday morning. is it the end of the road for our dear twinkies. why hostess might shut down the plant tomorrow. >> connecting fathers through bars with art. i'll have that coming up. >> nothing like a hot bath after a long day at work. what about a bath filled with wine and a bunch of other people? >> and a baby in there. >> what this tradition is all about. >> and as we take you to the break, the latest weather and traffic from tucker and julie. 42 degrees now. we'll be right back. ♪ ♪ [ multiple sounds making melodic tune ] ♪ [ mal
says and historic fishing pier destroyed by hurricane sandy will soon be rebuilt. the piling that were left standing have since been removed. current franchise holder of the pier has commit to the rebuilding t the mayor says he expects it to be rebuilt in time for the summer season. so some good news there. >> yeah, people enjoy that pier. >> it is cold. i probably don't need to tell you that. it is very chilly here. temperatures falling back into the low 30s, even some 20s across most of the area here and the cool weather here is your big headline here to stay. scene of the accident several days, temperatures going to trend a little below where they would typically be for the middle of november. still a nice dry weather pat were but we'll be on the chilly side for the next several days. -- still a nice dry weather pattern but we'll be on the chilly side not next several days. 36 now in washington. falling back bow low the freezing mark for much of the area. 30 in gaithersburg this morning. 30 in manassas. how about dulles, 32 degrees. frederick, 27 degrees. 32 in winchester. 30 in cul
th. >> that's a great line up. >> very good. >> i love me some jt. >> super storm sandy tore down trees in new york and new jersey but this norway spruce survived. weeks earlier it was selected to be. it was be in manhattan later today. >> phil phillips song is called home. >> tucker is here with weather and more. >> he said even tucker barnes. >> you don't keep up with the current hits. >> my latest was from 1992. let's get to it . my first 5 photo of the day. the cuteness factor. >> look at this. >> getting awfully cute. today we say hello to jaylen ellis james. >> we have not had as many leaf pictures. >> this is the picture of the 2 year old raking leafs with his papa. >> thumbs up papa. >> getting playtime. >> getting the leafs raked into a pile and jumping in. >> now, i wouldn't ever do it. >> i think about all the things that could be in the leaves. it's a hazard. >> i had time to tell you this great story. back when i was a kid rngs here in maryland my dad is away at work and we used to put the leaves out in the corner, we collected all the leaves and made one gigantic lea
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